The openers gave a good start to the KKR team that came to bat first. Venkatesh Iyer hit 43 off 24 balls with three fours and four sixes and was bowled by Kumar Karthikeyan. Another opener Anjikya Rahane scored 25 off 24 balls while skipper Shreyas Iyer was disappointed with just 6 off 8 balls.
Fifth-place finisher Andre Russell made his way to the pavilion shortly after entering the crease. Russell, who played 5 balls, struck out 9 with a six and was caught by Pollard near the boundary in the Boomera bowling. Nitish Rana also came back in the same over. Rana hit 43 off 26 balls with three fours and four sixes. Sheldon Jackson, who made a re-entry after so many matches, was once again disappointed. He was out for just 5 off 6 balls. Pat Cummins came back as a duckout. Soon after, Sunil Narine also became a Golden Duckout.
Rinku Singh was unbeaten on 23 off 19 balls with two fours and a six. While Tim Southee was ducked .. Varun Chakraborty remained unbeaten. Among Mumbai bowlers, Jaspreet Boomra took five wickets while Kumar Karthikeya, Murugan Ashwin and Daniel Shams took four wickets each. Jaspreet Boomera, who bowled four overs, took five wickets for just 10 runs. This is Boomera’s best in the IPL.